Corporate Counsel
Auto Servicing/Licensing
Posted on 1/31/2024
Upgrade

1,001-5,000 employees

Personal loans, cards and rewards checking
Company Overview
Upgrade's goal is to offer their users more value and a better experience than they receive from their traditional bank.
Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$357.2M

Founded

2016

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

24%

2 year growth

91%
Locations
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Legal & Compliance
Requirements
  • J.D. and membership in the Arizona and/or New York Bar in good standing
  • 5+ years advising financial institutions/fintech companies related to auto and/or licensing as a lawyer at a leading law firm or in-house legal department
Responsibilities
  • Serve as subject-matter expert on laws and regulations applicable to our auto servicing activities and licensing
  • Review policies and procedures related to auto servicing by assessing legal risks while providing practical legal advice
  • Advise our operations and other business groups on all matters relating to auto servicing and licensing, including recognizing and mitigating legal issues related to account servicing and collateral
  • Anticipate issues, proactively manage risks, prioritize workload as necessary to meet deadlines in a fluctuating and sometimes ambiguous legal and business environment
  • Own your projects with a can-do attitude and a willingness to jump in where needed – no job is too big or too small – and some may not exactly fit in the four corners of this job description
Desired Qualifications
  • Innate curiosity, desire and ability to learn rapidly
  • Resiliency and comfort serving as a trusted business partner
  • Quick adopter of new and evolving technology
  • A team player with a sense of humor and self-awareness
  • BigLaw and fintech startup experience